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Midway Island vs Atuona, Hiva Oa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Midway Island, Hawaii and Atuona, Hiva Oa, French Polynesia is approximately 5,903 km or 3,668 mi.
  • To reach Midway Island in this distance one would set out from Atuona, Hiva Oa bearing 316.9° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Midway Island bearing 310.2° or NW .
  • Midway Island has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Atuona, Hiva Oa has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The average annual temperature is 4.3 °C (7.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.1 °C (11°F) more in Midway Island. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 317.8 mm (12.5 in) less which is equivalent to 317.8 l/m² (7.8 US gal/ft²) or 3,178,000 l/ha (339,749 US gal/ac) less. About 7/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 11.1° lower in Midway Island than in Atuona, Hiva Oa.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Midway Island relative to Atuona, Hiva Oa. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Atuona, Hiva Oa vs Midway Island.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-15) -9 (-16) -9 (-16) -8 (-14) -4 (-7) -1 (-2) 1 (+1) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) -3 (-5) -6 (-10) -9 (-16) -4 (-8)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -8 (-15) -7 (-13) -5 (-8) -2 (-3) 0 (-1) +1 (+1) +0 (+1) -2 (-4) -5 (-8) -8 (-14) -4 (-8)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-12) -8 (-15) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -5 (-9) -2 (-3) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) -2 (-4) -4 (-8) -7 (-12) -4 (-8)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -22 (-1) -28 (-1) -40 (-2) -1 (0) -53 (-2) -92 (-4) -58 (-2) -24 (-1) +59 (+2) +47 (+2) -27 (-1) -78 (-3) -318 (-13)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 04' -1h 17' -0h 14' +0h 53' +1h 50' +2h 19' +2h 06' +1h 18' +0h 12' -0h 55' -1h 52' -2h 19'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) -37.7 -35.2 -17.3 +5.8 +22.2 +28.4 +22.2 +5.3 -17.4 -35.3 -37.6 -38   -11.1

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